SWEET POTATO BREAD
lbs. bag flour[all purpose
measuring cup 1 Large measuring
cup Loaf pans—95/8 + 51/2 +23/4
5 lb. Bag of flour
makes about 2 pans of rolls and 5 loaves of
Step 1. slice 2
medium sized sweet potato’s and boil till done.
Mash potato’s in large bowl
Step 3. Add one
lb. Of Crisco to mashed potato’s and mix well.
Step 4. Add two
small handfuls of salt to mixture.
Step 5 Add ¾ cup
of sugar to mixture and continue to stir.
Step 6 Put 5 ¼
oz. Pkgs. Of yeast in 5 cups ;of water. [1 cup
of water to 1 pkg. Yeast] dilute yeast and add
this to mixture.
Step 7 sift 5 lbs
of four into mixture [enough to make mixture
into a soft dough] and mix & punch and kneed it.
Step 8. sprinkle
bread board with flour and dump dough on it and
kneed it until it appears mixed good. [ It
plops] as air is forced out.
Step 9. Sprinkle
flour into mixing bowl [keeps dough from
sticking] and place dough init to rise. Cover it
to keep it warm. No fans! Be careful not to let
dough over-rise. 30—45 min. Punch the dough
while in the bowl and it will spring back.
Step 10. When
bread has risen, punch it down again, put it on
bread board and kneed it some more.
Step 11. Now, loaf
it off [ about the size of a one pound soft ball
equals 1 loaf and set aside to rise [10 –15 min.
Step 12. Oil pans
[Mazola, Crisco, ect.] Pound and kneed risen
loaves into roll and place into loaf pans; let
it rise till loaf pan is almost full, about ½
in. from the top of pan.
If you are making
rolls and they touch each other rub a little oil
on the edges that touch one another so they will
break apart when they’re finished baking.
Next: into Oven.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. When loafs have
risen enough, place them into oven to bake.
Bake about 30 min.
golden brown. Round rolls, butterfly
Eat and enjoy.
PLENTY PEOPLE MIGHT KNOW THIS BUT IT WOULD
FROM THROWING IT AWAY. BREAD MADE WITH
SHORTING INSTEAD OF LARD WILL RE HEAT
NICELY. YOU CAN WRAP THE BREAD THAT'S LEFT OVER
IN TIN FOIL AND PUT IT IN A SEALED BAGGIE IN
FREEZER ANT TAKE IT OUT AND TOAST IT OR UNDER
THE BROILER FOR A FEW MINUTES UNTIL THE EDGES
DARKEN OR A FEW SECOND IN THE MICRO WAVE AND
IT'S JUST LIKE WHEN YOU MADE IT. WE EAT IT FOR
BREAKFAST FOR A MONTH